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How Hospitality Scholarships Pay Off

How Hospitality Scholarships Pay Off

Ron Vlasic, regional VP of hotels for Kimpton and former AH&LA chair, stepped into a new role this year as chairman of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation (IHLAEF) with a mission. “I’m trying to create more named ...

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Omni Berkshire Place Appoints New GM

Omni Berkshire Place Appoints New GM

NEW YORK—Omni Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of industry veteran Delfin Ortiz as the general manager of the Omni Berkshire Place in New York City. In this role, Ortiz will manage all operational aspects at the Midtown Manhattan ...

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IHG Doubles Number of Academy Programs to 600

IHG Doubles Number of Academy Programs to 600

LONDON, U.K.—InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the opening of its 600th IHG Academy program, having doubled the number operating globally in the past year. IHG opened over 300 programs during 2014 alone, giving almost 6,700 new IHG Academy participants the ...

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IHG CEO Richard Solomons on Kimpton Deal and More

IHG CEO Richard Solomons on Kimpton Deal and More

Now that InterContinental Hotels Group has completed its $430 million acquisition of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, industry members and brand loyalists are eager to see how the integration will play out. Naturally, the blockbuster deal was front and center when ...

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